Travel Tuesday: Bougatsa at Bougatsadiko in Athens


Today’s Travel Tuesday post is all about Bougatsa. Bougatsa is a Greek breakfast pastry made with crispy phyllo dough. The dough encases a rich custard filling. Bougatsadiko in Athens specializes in this type of pastry. The dough is stretched out in the air, and it is quite impressing to watch. The whole process takes only a few minutes.

Here are the rounds of dough ready to be stretched

I don’t think I will try to make this dough anytime soon

Dots of butter are placed throughout the dough, then filled with the custard and folded

Filled dough, ready to be baked

Click here to watch a video: Making Bougatsa at Bougatsadiko in Athens

Bougatsadiko is definitely worth seeking out if you are in Athens.

Iroon 1 Square
Psirri 10554
Athens, Greece


Author: onevanillabean

I have loved cooking and baking since I was 5 years old. It was the one activity that I would share with all my extended family. Like most people, I love traveling. I love visiting the markets, exploring unknown ingredients, and bringing them back home with me for inspiration. I find that recipes with simple and pure ingredients yield the best results.

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